A new year, a new decade, and a new five-track Nitti Gritti EP? What a time to be alive, indeed. After teasing fans for a few months with early releases of Shaquille O’Neal, Ookay, and Funtcase features, Nitti’s full What A Time To Be Alive EP has finally been arrived, adding a solo-produced title track and Yako collaboration “Shenzhen.” Spoiler alert: all five tracks are some serious bass music shakers.
From house music to future bass to dubstep, with a Latin Grammy nod to boot, Nitti Gritti is carving out a name for himself as one of the most genre diverse electronic producers of the day. What A Time To Be Alive highlights Nitti Gritti’s affinity for bass music, while showcasing his impressive and variant command of styles. The EP’s Shaquille O’Neal collaboration “Takin’ Over” is a heavy moshpit-inducing dubstep piece while the Yako collaboration, “Shenzhen” lends itself to two unique trap-influenced breaks with a deeper, growling sound design. For all fans of bass music, this EP is a must-listen.
This Friday, Nitti Gritti and Funtcase released their new collaboration single, “To Death.” The two music producers have decided to leave the 2019 year on a good note by releasing this new impressive single. Nitti Gritti is known to diversify his sound, ranging from dubstep, house, trap, and much more. Funtcase, on the other hand,
House music maker, PROXY, recently released his newest 4-track EP “Collusion.” The new masterpiece features a new track with AC Slater and other collaborations with talented artists such as Armodine, The Paxmen, and DZA. After a nearly year-long hiatus, the Russian DJ has officially returned to the dance music scene with new and impressive music
As he continues to commemorate the launch of his new imprint Group Chat Recordings, JSTJR gears up for the release of his “I See You” EP. The collection of songs simply showcase the various flavors and styles that come with JSTJR’s mantra for music. JSTJR – Creatures EP Enlisting Rawtek for “Go Stoopid,” and Snappy
Electric Hawk is here with a brand new EP to soothe your ears. The “In Harmony” EP features a bunch of underground producers and is curated in such a way where it really reflects the beauty and uniqueness of the rising artists we see in the bass music scene today. The EP is filled to
The Lost Tapes has been a long time coming for Los Angeles based electronic duo Mont Blvck. Diego Cuevas and Jackson Englund have been perfecting their live/electronica hybrid act packing venues with their acclaimed Gari Safari party series. The group broke into the spotlight with their deep house collab, “Rising”, alongside fellow Gari Safari regulars
Hailing from New Jersey, Austin Collins (Au5) is a frequent Monstercat-associated artist with a dedicated fanbase built around his beautiful soundscapes. He’s soared through 2019 with multiple releases, festival appearances, and even a feature on Andrew Huang’s “Four Producers Flip the Same Sample” YouTube series. As November draws to a close, he’s blessed us with a brand new four-track EP featuring rising star Nori.
Dusk opens with “Sunset,” an energetic and feel-good tune exquisitely complemented by the talented vocals of Nori. “Dusk,” after which the EP is named, takes a step back, relinquishing some of the prior energy in favor of warm, soothing chords partnered with infectious vocals. Au5’s exceptional production pairs perfectly with Nori’s voice, creating an immersive experience that ought to be heard in its entirety from start to finish.
Fresh off the fall cresting of his Ride Waves Season 2 Tour, saxophone sensei GRiZ has released the fourth installment of his Bangers.Zip EP series. GRiZ started the collection with the first arm this past June, followed closely by Bangers.Zip in August, and Bangers.Zip in September. Each release has served in showcasing GRiZ’s fine-tuned production skills in a variety of musical styles. Bangers.Zip features funky beats and high-energy wobbles that old and new fans of the perennially get-down-friendly producer ought to enjoy.
Kicking off the three-track EP, house tune “Gonna Get Funky” is exactly what you’d expect from the title: a feel-good funky rhythm that’s concocted to get crowds moving. Following closely behind are ad lib-abundant tracks “Let’s Get Weird” and “Tiger Kingdom Space Camp,” two wildly creative tracks that highlight GRiZ’s signature big brass and wonky wobble sounds.
Robotaki has kept himself busy this year, with multiple single releases, a highly praised album Anachronism, a Hayley Kiyoko remix, and now a lusciously dreamy EP with two unique sides. The Toronto-based artist has put on an epic display of talent this 2019 and is solidifying his place amongst the great producers in today’s music industry.
Los Angeles/Quasar are two pillowy soft tracks released on ODESZA’s imprint, Foreign Family Collective. The first, “Los Angeles,” features Oregon native singer Maiah Manser, and her soft vocals overlay Robotaki’s dreamscape production. The song seems to ease muscle tension, as the listener sinks deeply into the track. “Quasar” is more instrumental but equally as soothing. The track features some guitar synths and slowed tempo makes the explosive drops brilliantly effective.
In 2017, FKJ burst into the public eye with the Masego-assisted “Tadow,” a jazzy neo-soul track that showcased both artists’ diverse skill sets. French Kiwi Juice, FKJ’s studio album released the same year, proved for many fans that he was more than a flash in the pan. Now, he’s back with his first extended release in two years.
“Ylang Ylang EP” is full of the lush, tranquil production we’ve come to expect from FKJ. The lone credited feature is given to rising Dreamville star Bas, who features on the EP’s lead single “Risk.” The title track arrives alongside an official video, which features FKJ amidst the jungle he recorded in and named the EP after.
“Last year I spent about six months in a very remote tropical place where I setup a studio,” FKJ writes in a recent press release. “There is almost no one there. No electricity. I was making music out of a generator that was running only by night. The most beautiful landscapes, mountains, beaches. It’s one of my favourite places in the world. When I made music there it felt kind of like a dream state.”